“He was very conscientious and he would…

“He was very conscientious and he wouldn’t let stories pass unless he was sure they were correct … “

  • this quote, from an anonymous source speaking to C4s Despatches programme, made me laugh today. How deep into the dark arts of journalism do you have to be to describe someone as being “conscientious” while listening to a recorded message from an illegally hacked phone. To make it worse, the public interest doesn’t even come into it. The Guardian